Mersen STXR Series Surge-Trap® Surge Protective Devices
Mersen's Surge-Trap Type 1 STXR series, with its compact design and line or load installation flexibility, is the perfect fit for branch panel and/or individual equipment protection.
The one-piece device requires no assembly and can be used at the machine or the main panel to protect equipment from downtime and/or damage from power spikes and surges. Available in 120-600VAC models and a 200kA short-circuit current rating, these devices are ideal for use in ANSI/UL SPD installations such as AC distribution, power supplies, drive protection, fire alarms and control panels.
The NEMA 4X enclosure is suitable for outdoor or indoor use. The mounting hub fits a 3/4" knockout and an optional surface mounting bracket is available. An LED indicator displays status (Good/Replace).
Starting at $98.00, the STXR series is UL and CSA approved.
AcuAMP® Split-Core High Performance AC Current Transformers
AcuAmp CTF series split core current transformers provide an easy-to-install, compact and cost-effective means of measuring AC current, producing a 0-5 A output proportional to the current flowing through the sensing window.
AcuAmp AC transformers feature a larger than average sensing window and a split-core case for convenient installation over large wires or bus bars without disconnecting. The compact design saves space in control panels by remotely locating the sensing of the current closer to the load. Primary current ratings are from 150A to 1000A.
The 5A output of these current transformers is compatible with most standard power monitors and panel meters, ammeters, wattmeters, instrumentation and energy management systems.
Starting at $64.50, AcuAmp AC current transformers have a 5-year warranty and are cURus, CE approved.
ProSense® digital pressure sensors for both gas and liquid applications
New EPS series digital pressure sensors are ideal for industrial pressure measurement and indication in both gas and liquid applications.
Stainless steel bodied EPS series sensors have an IP67 ingress protection (washdown) rating and the standard 1/4" NPT male connection allows direct process installation.
Measuring ranges are available from vacuum up to 5800 psig. Selectable engineering units such as psig, bar, mbar, kPa, MPa, inches of water column, and inches of mercury can be displayed. The built-in two-color digital display provides easy to read indication of measured pressure and switch setpoints.
Two solid state switch outputs are standard, and on -1001 models, output 2 can be configured as a 4-20mA or 0-10VDC analog signal.
Prices for these digital pressure sensors start at $234.00; accessories include a protective cover and mounting bracket.
RHINO® low-cost NEC Class 2 DC power supplies
RHINO PSL series DC power supplies are plastic low-profile switching supplies available with 5, 12 and 24 VDC adjustable outputs. Designed to fit in shallow depth enclosures, these power supplies have power ratings from 7.5W to 91W for use with many DC powered devices including PLCs, HMIs, Ethernet switches and more. Additional features include universal 90 to 264 VAC input voltage, integral DIN rail mounting adapter, DC-OK LED indication, and output current limitation. Screw terminals are provided for simple and speedy wiring terminations.
Starting at $25.00, the RHINO PSL series is UL508 listed for demanding industrial applications and most models are UL60950-1 recognized for NEC Class 2 compliance in industrial, commercial and residential applications. PSL series supplies are IEC Protection Class II double insolated.
IronHorse® MTRP series (Premium Efficiency) 56HC-frame AC motors up to 3hp
The IronHorse line of general purpose three-phase motors now includes the MTRP-series 56HC-frame premium efficiency motors available from 1 hp to 3 hp.
The 208-230/460 VAC rolled steel motors are available in 1800 and 3600 RPM models and feature 4:1 constant torque and 10:1 variable torque speed ranges, TEFC (Totally Enclosed Fan Cooled) frames, cast aluminum end bells and removable mounting bases. These NEMA 56HC flange mount motors are suitable for 56, 143T, or 145T frame mounting dimensions.
MTRP-series motors start at $125.00, have a two year warranty, meet RoHS and Low Voltage Directives, and are CSA and EU approved. Available accessories include replacement/spare bases, junction boxes, fans, and fan shrouds.
HydroMode fittings, PE tubing and PVC hose for potable water applications
HydroMode is the new line of push-to-connect fittings and tubing designed for potable water and beverage systems, including applications in brewing, coffee/drink dispensing, soup and liquid food production, and municipal/residential water treatment.
Starting at $3.50 (5 pack), HydroMode™ push-to-connect fittings are made of NSF approved materials with NSF-51® and NSF-61® certifications.
HydroMode NSF-61 certified polyethylene (PE) tubing (starting at $5.50) is available in 100 to 1,000-foot lengths, 5/32" to 1/2" sizes and in seven colors.
HydroMode reinforced PVC hose is Phthalate free and NSF 61 certified. Starting at $20.00, the reinforced PVC hose is available in 100 to 300-foot rolls.
Starting at $5.50 (3 pack), HydroMode lead-free brass hose barb fittings with male NPT threads are also designed for potable water and beverage applications.
Stride SE2 Series Unmanaged Ethernet Switches
SE2 series DIN rail mountable switches offer up to 16 ports and include models with Gigabit Ethernet and SFP options; select models are IP65 rated to withstand washdown environments. These Ethernet switches feature a "plug and play" design with no user setup required and immediately start operating once powered up and connected to the network.
Starting at $75.00, SE2 series switches have a wide operating temperature range and are available with a 12-48 VDC or 18-30 VAC redundant power input, reverse polarity protection, and IP30 metal cases.
Industrial Stride Ethernet switches survive extreme temperatures as well as noisy industrial power. Meeting hazardous location requirements (Class I Div. 2), and the IEC60068-2 vibration standard, Stride switches provide reliable connectivity in applications too tough for commercial grade switches.
ProSense® XTP Series Temperature Transmitters with Integral Sensors
The XTP series of temperature transmitter probes combines a precision RTD sensing element and transmitter electronics in a single stainless steel temperature transmitter probe. Available in three preconfigured temperature measuring ranges, XTP series transmitter probes are ready to use right out of the box.
Four standard probe insertion lengths (30, 50, 100, or 150mm) and two integral male NPT thread sizes (1/4-inch or 1/2-inch) are available that allow direct mounting to the process or thermowells. An M12 quick-disconnect allows connection to the loop powered 4-20 mA output signal.
Free downloadable ProSense XT-SOFT software allows users to program the XTP transmitter probe with a custom measuring range and change other configuration parameters.
ProSense XTP series temperature transmitter probes start at $120.00.
C-more 7-inch Widescreen HMI Touch Panels
The new C-more 7-inch widescreen WVGA color TFT touch panels fit the same enclosure cutout as the EA9-T6CL panels and are direct replacements with larger screen area (800 x 480 pixels) and reduced prices. The 7-inch panels have 800 MHz CPUs, 64k colors, and reliable 50,000-hour backlights. The full featured EA9-T7CL model ($540.00) has three serial ports, an Ethernet 10/100BaseT port, two USB 2.0 ports, one slot for SD memory card and audio line out. The EA9-T7CL-R base model ($465.00
) does include an Ethernet 10/100BaseT port but has only one serial port and no audio out. The touch panels are 12-24 VDC powered and an optional attachable AC power adapter is available. The panels are NEMA 4/4X and IP65 rated (for indoor use only) and are programmed using the EA9-PGMSW programming software, priced at $99.
Compact Air Conditioners for 7, 8 and 10-inch Deep Enclosures
Available for NEMA 4, 4X, and 12 rated enclosures, Stratus® TA20-series compact air conditioners provide a contaminant free environment and optimal cooling under higher ambient temperatures. Designed to fit 7 or 8-inch deep enclosures, the TA20-0 frame size 1,000 BTU/H units are available in 120VAC and 48VDC voltages; for 10-inch deep enclosures with smooth, flat sides, TA20-1 2,000 BTU/H units are available in 120VAC and 230VAC voltages.
Made in the USA, Stratus TA20-series air conditioners are cULus listed, with prices starting at $1,993.00.
Available accessories include extended surface 2" deep pleated filters to retrofit new 2000 BTU/H and all existing air conditioners 2000 BTU/H and up; replacement filters for TA20-1 models are also available; no filter is required for TA20-0 models.
New features added to the Productivity Suite PLC programming software
Productivity Suite version 2.4 provides two new software communications enhancements for Productivity Series controllers. Custom Protocol over Ethernet (CPE) is a new feature that allows programmers to create their own Hex-based communications protocol between the Productivity series CPU and 3rd party Ethernet devices. Ethernet based ASCII is one possibility with this new feature. Productivity Network (ProNET) is another new option and allows data sharing between two or more networked Productivity series CPUs. Simply broadcast and/or receive data messages "behind-the scenes" without the need for any communications instructions in ladder. Productivity Series CPUs can support up to 32 unique Global IDs for each networked PLC in any combination of publishers and subscribers. The full Productivity Suite software package is available as a free download.
IDEM Non-Contact RFID Coded Safety Switches
New LPF Series and SPF Series safety switches use RFID (Radio-Frequency Identification) coded communication between switch and actuator to provide the most tamper-proof protection.
These non-contact safety switches are designed to protect both people and machines in applications where no physical contact takes place between the switch and actuator.
LPF Series and SPF Series safety switches provide LED indication of the RFID coded actuation and have a switching capability up to 0.2A. These switches are IP69K rated and will operate with most safety relays.
When used in combination with a Dual Channel Safety Relay, RFID Coded non-contact safety switches can be used to provide protection up to Category 4 and PLe to ISO13849-1.
Starting at $104.00, the RFID coded safety switches are available with a 2m, 5m, or 10m pigtail; or a 250mm Q-D cable.
Additional NITRA Modular Solenoid Valves, Manifolds, Control Distribution Blocks
NITRA BVS-3 series modular solenoid valves, starting at $28.00, are body ported 3-port (3-way) poppet valves with 12VDC, 24VDC, or 120VAC coils. Low current models for portable applications are now available.
NITRA BVS-4 series modular solenoid valves, starting at $46.00, are body ported 4-port (4-way) spool valves with 12VDC, 24VDC, 24VAC or 120VAC solenoid coils.
BVM series manifolds with push-to-connect air connections simplify the mounting and wiring of BVS series solenoid valves. BVM-3 series modular manifolds start at $54.00 in 4 and 8-station styles. BVM-4 series modular manifolds, starting at $22.00, are available in 2, 3 and 4-station models.
Control distribution blocks are also now available for BVS-4/BVM-4 assemblies; added accessories include replacement solenoid coils, aluminum manifolds and blanking plugs.
New NEMA 182TC or 184TC frame Marathon motors
There are 10 New NEMA 182TC or 184TC frame Marathon motors with YxxxA catalog numbers that match frame size, horsepower and are equivalent in dimension, weight and performance to non "A" suffix models they replace. Refer to the motor drawings for any minor differences from the previous models.
The wide variety of available Marathon AC motors includes induction motor models ranging from 1/4 HP to 100 HP and feature dual 230/460 VAC and 575 VAC voltages with a base speed of 1200 RPM or 1800 RPM.
Marathon vector-duty and inverter-duty industrial motors are rated for continuous operation in a 40°C ambient and for altitudes up to 3,300 feet. Marathon motors are performance-matched to DURAPULSE and GS series AC drives and have a 3-year warranty. Marathon AC motor prices start at $164.00 with free shipping on orders over $49.
Thermistor input module for Terminator Field I/O and Do-more T1H Series PLCs
The T1F-16TMST ($399.00) is a 16-channel Thermistor input module with a temperature input range of -40° to 150° C (-40° to 300° F) and a resolution of +/- 0.1°C or °F. Thermistors have a very high sensitivity making them extremely responsive to changes in temperature. The T1F-16TMST supports the most commonly used NTC (negative temperature coefficient) thermistors.
Available to use as part of the Terminator Field I/O system or with the economical Do-more T1H series PLC. The Do-more T1H PLC supports stackable base units, discrete and analog I/O modules, along with Ethernet connectivity and custom communication protocols as built-in functions.
A Do-more T1H CPU supports up to 256 I/O points in three stackable rows. For larger applications, Ethernet-based remote I/O can be connected for hundreds of additional digital and analog I/O points.
More Discrete and Analog I/O Modules for Productivity2000® PLCs
The modular, rack-based Productivity2000 PLC system now has 47 discrete and analog I/O modules providing over 400 local I/O points. With remote expansion, over 4,000 total I/O points are available.
New AC and DC discrete I/O modules include 8-point, 100-120 AC input and output modules, 8 and 15-point, 3.3-24 VDC input and output modules and 32-point,12-24 VDC high-density DC input modules.
Starting as low as $47.00, these I/O modules easily connect to photo eyes, proximity sensors, limit switches, push buttons, light curtains, or any other discrete control device.
Starting at $101.00, new 12-bit, 4-channel, current and voltage analog I/O modules are available with or without OLED message displays to measure and control process variables such as level, flow, and pressure.
ZIPLinks wiring systems eliminate the need for hand wiring I/O modules.
Konnect-It® DIN-Rail Terminal Blocks now available in convenient 25-packs
Konnect-It KN Series screw-type terminal blocks meet the demands of the industrial environment and are available in a variety of single-level, double-level, triple-level, sensor, mini, grounding, fuse holder and disconnect block types.
Konnect-It terminal blocks and related components are economical, modular in design and fit on a 35mm DIN rail (standard), or 15mm DIN rail (mini version). The terminal blocks are available in multiple colors, accept a wide range of wiring sizes and most have a 100kA SCCR rating.
Konnect-It single-level terminal blocks start at $6.00 for a 25-pack.
Double-level terminal blocks start at $23.00 for 25, and Mini 15mm DIN rail terminal blocks start at $9.00 for a package of 25.
Available Konnect-It accessories include end brackets and covers, separators, jumpers, marking tags, top covers and label holders.
Modular Fuse Blocks for Class CC and Midget Fuses
New modular fuse blocks include Class CC and Midget fuse blocks, and a combination modular fuse block (for use with transformers).
These fuse blocks have a fully modular snap together design and offer the flexibility of DIN rail or panel mounting for easier installation.
There is a complete array of wire termination options with 10-18 AWG Cu 75/90°C capability suitable for a broader range of applications.
An optional clear IP20 "finger-safe" cover with and without blown-fuse indication enhances safety and reduces maintenance time.
Universal marker label provisions provide ease of circuit identification and a patented Lock-Out/Tag-Out system also enhances safety.
These modular fuse blocks have an electrical rating of 600V AC/DC with up to 30A and a SCCR rating of 200kA.
These UL, CSA and CE approved Modular Class CC and Midget fuse blocks start at $4.75.
IP69K Rated Pushbuttons, Selector Switches and Indicator Lights
Schmersal 22mm (IP69K, N Series) control and signaling devices include illuminated and non-illuminated pushbuttons, emergency stop / mushroom pushbuttons, selector switches, and indicator lights.
Modular contact and light terminal blocks make the devices easy to install and the smooth designs make the devices easy to clean.
With an IP69K rating, these devices are suitable for food processing, pharmaceutical, and medical applications, marine applications, traffic systems, commercial vehicles, and in dusty and dirty environments.
When utilized in food processing machines, these devices comply with the special cleaning requirements of the industry to prevent cross-contamination, particularly when used in machines that process raw goods.
Schmersal 22mm control devices start at $12.00.
Smaller Size Timing Belts and Pulleys for SureMotion Synchronous Drives
New SureMotion® MXL (Mini Xtra Light) series timing belts and pulleys allow speed and torque change while connecting mechanically rotating components for small motor applications.
SureMotion MXL series timing belts are 1/4-inch wide, have a 0.080-inch pitch, and are available in neoprene with fiberglass reinforcement and urethane with polyester reinforcement styles. Neoprene belts have excellent resilience and flame resistance, are available in lengths from 36 to 500 teeth; urethane belts have excellent wear resistance as well as oil and ozone resistance, are available in lengths from 36 to 400 teeth.
MXL-series aluminum timing pulleys (sprockets) have a 1/4-inch width and feature a smooth bore with setscrews, a 0.080-inch pitch and range in size from 10 to 120 teeth. MXL-series timing belts start at $5.75 for a 3-pack, and pulleys start at $7.00.
Self-Adjusting Crimping Tools
These high-quality industrial wire crimping tools are perfect for a wide variety of electrical, electronic, and data connectors.
The lightweight, compact, comfortable and self-adjusting tools are designed for crimping ferrules and wire end sleeves. Available in square and hexagonal crimp styles, these crimp tools feature ergonomically shaped handles with hardness and surface textures for comfortable frequent use, a non-slip grip pad for applying pressure against a surface, and ratchet action to ensure crimps are completed according to specification. Priced at $215.00, the self-adjusting crimping tools are designed for insulated and non-insulated ferrules, and automatically adjust to wires sizes from 26 AWG to 8 AWG.
Acme 3-Phase Encapsulated Transformers (UL / NEMA Rated)
Acme Electric's dry-type encapsulated 3-phase NEMA 3R rated transformers are excellent for dust or lint-laden atmospheres and are suitable for indoor and outdoor use. These high-efficiency transformers are completely enclosed and feature a fully encapsulated core and coil, copper lead wire terminations, electrostatic shield and are fitted with grounding studs for use with non-metallic conduit. With prices starting at $424.00, transformers are available in 480VAC and 600VAC models and in 3 to 15 kVA sizes. Acme encapsulated 3-phase transformers are UL and CSA approved and are RoHS compliant.
Type SJOOW and Type SOOW Thermoset Rubber Jacketed Flexible Portable Cord
Flexible portable cord (service cord) is multi-conductor cable used for electrical power connections requiring flexibility and resistance to a wide range of environmental factors.
Type SJOOW and SOOW portable cord is rated for 300V junior severe (J) service and severe 600V service and is available in 20 to 1,000-foot lengths, 18 to 10 AWG sizes, and in 2, 3, or 4-wire configurations.
The outer flexible cord jacket is constructed of CPE thermoset rubber with a temperature range of minus 40 to 194 degrees F to provide abrasion and melting resistance. The inner Class K stranding copper conductors are insulated with EPDM thermoset rubber.
SJOOW / SOOW cord is oil, weather and water resistant and is approved for outdoor or indoor use.
Starting at $8.50 for a 20-foot reel, Type SJOOW and SOOW portable service cord is UL and CSA approved.
Contrast Sensors for Print Mark Detection
Using RGB light emission with automatic detection, Datalogic contrast print mark sensors detect the difference in the wavelength of the reflected light between a target mark and background.
Sensing distances are from 6 to 12 mm; the sensors have teach-in sensitivity adjustment, NPN or PNP logic, and selectable light on/dark on outputs.
Starting at $68.00, S8 Series compact contrast sensors feature horizontal spot orientation, a 25 kHz switching frequency, 12-30 VDC operating voltage and are available with IP67-rated plastic or IP69K-rated 316L stainless steel housings.
Starting at $130.00, TL Series contrast sensors feature vertical or horizontal spot orientation, 10-30 VDC operating voltages, IP67 rated aluminum housings, and 15, 20, or 50 kHz switching frequencies.
Datalogic contrast sensors are CE, RoHs and Reach compliant, and are cULus approved.
Cable Gland Fittings for strain relief and IP68 ingress protection
Cable glands are used in conjunction with cable and wiring throughout electrical instrumentation and automation systems industries.
Cable glands (cable fittings) secure wire or cable to electrical equipment to seal out dust, dirt, liquids and to provide cable strain relief. Cable glands are used as a sealing and termination device to ensure that the characteristics of the enclosure which the cable enters can be maintained adequately.
Cable glands from Bimed Industrial are available with plastic or metal housings and in NPT (3/8" to 1"), PG (PG7 - PG48), and metric (M12 - M63) thread sizes. All models provide strain relief and are IP68 rated for dust and water ingress protection. Plastic Protection Series cable glands also provide cable bending relief.
Bimed cable glands start at $2.00 for a five-pack and are CE, cULus, and CSA approved.
Contrinex 3mm to 30mm tubular and rectangular inductive proximity sensors
New DW series inductive proximity sensors are available in barrel sizes from 3mm to 30m, and in a rectangular 20mm x 32mm configuration. Extended and triple sensing distance versions are available for both standard industrial and harsh duty applications.
With 10 to 30 VDC operating voltage and sensing distances ranging from 1mm to 40mm, cylindrical sensors are available in shielded and unshielded models with nickel silver, nickel silver/chrome, chrome plated brass, or stainless steel housings. DW-series 3mm sensors are fitted with an axial cable; other sizes offer two-meter axial cable, M8 or M12 quick-disconnects. DW-series proximity sensors have an LED indicator and are available with NPN and PNP, and N.O. or N.C. outputs. Starting at $52.00, DW series industrial proximity sensors have an IP67 rating; harsh duty versions have IP68/IP69k ratings.
Polycarbonate Single Door, Wall Mount INTEGRA Enclosures
INTEGRA polycarbonate enclosures weigh less than comparable steel or fiberglass enclosures and are engineered for durability and impact resistance, UV stability, chemical resistance, design flexibility and machinability.
The enclosures are NEMA Type 1, 2, 3, 3R, 3S, 4, 4X, 6/6P, 12, and 13 rated and are watertight, non-corrosive, non-conductive, and easy to install and modify.
INTEGRA polycarbonate enclosures start at $33.50 and are available with clear or opaque hinged lids.
Exterior mounting flanges provide easy enclosure mounting, and interior mounting bosses provide multiple mounting options for subpanels and components.
Subpanels starting at $9.00 and other accessories including pole mounting kits for 2-inch to 12-inch pole diameters are available.
INTEGRA polycarbonate enclosures are UL approved, CE, RoHs, and REACH compliant.
82-degree Countersink Bits in inch sizes for UNC and UNF fasteners
RUKO countersinks are now available in both 82° taper for UNC and UNF fasteners and DIN 335 Type C 90° taper for metric fasteners.
RUKO countersinks are ground from fully hardened, High-Speed Steel (HSS) blanks with a sharper, more precise and more durable cutting edge for a smooth, low-heat, chatter-free cut that is up to 30% faster than competing countersink bits.
These tough bits are suitable for all standard industrial materials: steel, cast iron, stainless steel, non-ferrous metal, thermoplastics, and duroplastics.
Eight 82-degree countersink bits are available in diameters from 1/4 to 1-inch, and five 90-degree countersink bits are available in sizes from 10.4mm to 25mm.
5-piece 82-degree and 90-degree countersink sets are also available.
Individual countersink bits start at $10.00 and the 5-piece countersink bit sets start at $85.00.
ProSense® Visible Red Light and Laser Through-Beam Fork Sensors
New ProSense fork sensors (slot sensors or "U" sensors) are designed for easy installation; the rugged metal one-piece construction assures constant alignment. These high-resolution fork sensors feature glass optics, selectable light on/dark on operation, adjustable sensitivity potentiometers, high switching frequencies, and are fitted with M8 connectors with 360-degree viewable LED indicators. PNP and NPN logic versions are available. Starting at $86.00, the visible red light fork sensors feature easy setup and have sensing ranges from 5mm to 220mm. Starting at $137.00, the laser fork sensors feature a Class 1 laser to detect small objects, have sensing ranges from 30mm to 120mm; models are available for transparent objects. ProSense fork sensors are IP67-rated, have cULus approval and are CE, RoHs and REACH compliant.
New 48V, 480 Watt RHINO DC Power Supply
A new 48VDC output, 10A, 480W switching power supply with universal 85-264 VAC / 120-375 VDC single-phase input has been added to the RHINO PSB series of DIN rail power supplies.
RHINO PSB series low-cost power supplies are perfect for basic DC voltage applications offering high performance and reliability without all the additional features of higher-cost full-featured power supplies.
The rugged aluminum housing easily installs with integral 35mm DIN rail mounting adapters.
These high-quality power supplies include overload, overvoltage and thermal protection, are UL 508 listed, UL 60950 recognized, CSA certified, CE marked, RoHS compliant and approved for Class 1, Division 2 hazardous locations.
The new 48VDC, 480W supply is priced at $170.00. Other 12, 24 and 48 VDC PSB series power supplies start at
New Sizes in Magnetic Proximity Sensors - Round and Rectangular
Magnetic proximity sensors are now available in 8mm, 12mm or 18mm diameter and rectangular sizes with sensing ranges up to 70mm. NPN or PNP models are available along with normally-open or normally-closed outputs and built-in overload protection.
New 8mm round sensors with M8 connector or attached 2m cable provide IEC IP67 protection.
12mm and 18mm diameter sensors with M12 connectors are available with standard IEC IP65/IP67 protection or with harsh duty IEC IP68/IP69K ratings.
The 8mm, 12mm and 18mm diameter sensors have 316L stainless steel shielded housings.
New rectangular magnetic sensors have a shielded polybutylene terephthalate housing with M8 connector or attached 2 meter cable and provide IEC IP67 protection.
With a lifetime warranty, magnetic proximity sensors start at $44.50 and have cULus E32881, CE approvals.
Flexible, Liquid-Tight Metallic and Non-Metallic Electrical Conduit
Liquatite® flexible, metallic, non-metallic and shielded electrical conduit has a wide range of uses in the electrical industry from motors to lighting, enclosure wiring and more.
Type NM is a liquid-tight flexible non-metallic conduit that offers excellent protection to wiring from abrasion, sunlight, mild acids, alkaline, and oils.
Type LA steel conduit offers outstanding protection against wet, oily conditions and is designed for use in exposed or concealed locations.
Type ATLA steel conduit is designed specifically for extreme hot or cold environments. The PVC jacket remains flexible at low temperature and is flame retardant.
Type SLA shielded conduit is designed for wiring applications requiring protection of sensitive electronic circuits.
Starting at $28.00 and available in 25, 50, and 100-foot rolls, Liquatite conduit is UL Listed (US and Canada) and made in the USA.
Ethernet Communication Module for C-more Micro HMI Touch Panels
The EA-ECOM communication expansion module provides Ethernet capability to the C-more Micro line of operator interfaces. Designed for all of the newer EA3-series of 6", 8" or 10" C-more Micro panels, the EA-ECOM adds an Ethernet (RJ45) port for programming and PLC communications at 10/100 Mbps. The module attaches to the rear of the EA3-series panel and requires no external power. The EA-ECOM module provides faster project download and firmware update speeds and supports multiple connections to multiple PLCs and protocols. The Ethernet port supports automatic MDI/MDI-X crossover detection for plug and play capability and allowing crossover or straight-through CAT5 cables to be connected. The EA-ECOM communication module is
$50.00. Software and firmware version 4.0 or later is required.
More NEMA 3R and NEMA 12 Hubbell-Wiegmann Enclosures
Over 135 NEMA 3R enclosures in new sizes, galvanized, no knockouts, double doors and other features have been added to the Hubbell-Wiegmann enclosure lineup. Seven new small single-door NEMA 12 enclosures with quick-release latches have also been added.
NEMA 3R enclosures are typically used in outdoor applications for wiring and junction boxes providing protection from falling rain, sleet, snow, and external ice formation.
NEMA 12 enclosures are most often used for indoor applications to prevent the ingress of dust, water, and oil.
AutomationDirect offers over 1,900 Hubbell-Wiegmann® enclosures across NEMA 1, 3, 3R, 3S, 4, 4X, 6P, 12, and 13 standards.
A full line of accessories, including steel, fiberglass, and aluminum subpanels are also available.
Same-day shipping on select enclosure models and accessories is available.
IronHorse General Purpose Cast Iron Helical Inline Gearboxes
New IronHorse inline gearboxes with cast-iron frames use helical gears to provide quiet startup and smooth operation. These gearboxes utilize C-face motor mounting interfaces and the universally interchangeable compact design ensures easy OEM replacement.
Five gearbox frame sizes are available for NEMA motor frame sizes from 56C up to 254/6TC. Six gear ratios are available from 5:1 to 60:1 and the helical gearboxes are sized to handle motors from 1 to 20 hp.
IronHorse helical gearboxes have a one-piece FC-20 cast iron housing and 1045 carbon steel shaft. Heat-treated and ground high-strength steel gears are AGMA Class 10 rated.
Heavy duty bearings are used on the output shaft and an interior channel guides oil to constantly lube the bearings; double-lipped embedded oil seals prevent leakage.
IronHorse helical gearboxes start at $360.00.
Insulation Type MTW 20 AWG electrical hook-up / building wire
MTW wire sizes 10, 12, 14, 16, 18 AWG and now 20 AWG are available. Type MTW conductors are primarily used in control cabinets, in machine tool applications and in appliance wiring applications at temperatures from -25°C to 105°C. MTW wire complies with the National Electrical Code (NEC) and NFPA Standard 79. Voltage rating for all applications is 600 volts. New Striped MTW wire with color-coded PVC heat and moisture-resistant insulating jackets is also now available in 20 AWG. White with blue striped wire is generally used for DC circuit conductors, white with orange stripes is used to indicate AC circuit conductors that remain energized when the main supply circuit is off, and green with or without yellow stripes is used to identify the equipment grounding conductor. 20 AWG MTW wire is sold in 500 foot spools starting at $25.00.
Customized enclosures with factory cutouts made to your specifications
AutomationDirect and Hubbell Wiegmann have teamed to offer customized enclosures with factory cutouts. A graphical configuration utility is used to select from eleven cutout types and sizes and place them in one of several standard enclosures. There are currently 10 NEMA 4 enclosure models available for customization with a maximum of 25 cutouts per enclosure. Cutouts will be made at the factory and the enclosure will be shipped ready to install the components! Customized enclosures are built to order from flat sheet metal after the purchase is made. They are not built by modifying completed enclosures, even if the base enclosure is in stock. The customization tool is available ONLY to registered (logged in) users. Charges for factory cutouts range from $5.00 for pushbuttons to $90.00 for a 15" C-more panel (in addition to the price of the enclosure).
ZIPport® Mini Size 1 cables, field wireable connectors, T-couplers and bulkhead receptacles
Cordsets and patch cables have an oil-resistant yellow PVC cable jacket and body and are non-wicking, and non-hygroscopic. The 2 to 6 pole cables start at $15.00 and are available in 2, 4, 6 and 10 meter lengths. Cable connectors have copper alloy contacts with gold plating and a nickel-plated brass nut coupling with 7/8 inch - 16 UN2 threads. All ZIPport Mini Size 1 cordsets, patch cables and connectors are UL Listed and are IP 67 protection rated when connected. New ZIPport Mini Size 1 field wireable connectors start at $9.00 and are available in 2 to 6 poles. Starting at $25.00, the ZIPport Mini T-Coupler has an oil-resistant yellow PVC body and nickel-plated brass couplings. ZIPport Mini Size 1 bulkhead connectors / receptacles (from $5.00) have an anodized aluminum shell, 0.3m cable and 1/2 NPT mounting threads; closure caps are available.
Miniature 3mm to 8mm Inductive Proximity Sensors
Miniature inductive proximity sensors are now available in sizes ranging from 3mm to 8mm and feature stainless steel shielded housings. Offered as NPN or PNP models and with normally-open or normally-closed outputs, sensors are available with standard sensing distances of 0.8mm or 1.5mm; available extended distance models have either 1.5mm or 2mm sensing ranges. The miniature sensors are IP67-rated, are equipped with a 360-degree-visible yellow output LED and come with built-in overload protection. Starting at $16.00, models are offered with an attached 2-meter axial cable or with an M8 connector; axial and right angle zinc-plated mounting brackets are also available for $1.00 each. The new miniature inductive proximity sensors are CE, RoHs and Reach compliant.
Field Configurable, Analog Input, Relay Output Limit Alarm Modules
Two new Limit Alarm Modules from FACTS Engineering accept analog input signals and provide relay alarm outputs. The alarm modules are field configurable for a variety of alarm and control applications.
The FC-3RLY2 ($89.00) has two SPDT Form C relays, and the FC-3RLY4 ($95.00) provides four SPST Form A relays. Both are powered by 24VAC/VDC and accept 0-15VDC, 0-30VDC or 0-20mA analog inputs.
Multiple A & B or A, B, C & D relay control modes are available for independent or simultaneous relay control, increasing or decreasing modes, and non-latching or latching modes. Trip/Release points are programmed via DIP switches and push button configuration.
The units are 35mm DIN rail or side (panel) mounted and operating status is provided by an indicating LED. The modules are UL508 and CE approved and have a one-year warranty.
More Capabilities for Productivity Series Programmable Controllers
New modules and software features have been added to Productivity Series programmable controllers. Priced at $499.00, the Productivity3000 P3-550E high-performance CPU has the same features as the P3-550 CPU but without the USB B programming port and with a significant cost savings (programming is via Ethernet). The P2-RS I/O Expansion Module ($225.00) adds remote I/O capabilities to the Productivity2000 programmable controller series. Using up to eight P2-RS expansion modules in remote I/O bases allows a Productivity2000 system to be expanded to over 4,000 I/O. Also added to the Productivity2000 series is the 8-channel P2-08NTC thermistor module priced at $265.00. New Productivity Suite programming software features include importing of nicknames from DirectSOFT and CLICK PLC projects and Windows10 updates.
ProSense® Digital Panel Meters in 1/32 DIN and 1/8 DIN Sizes
ProSense digital panel meters in 1/32 and 1/8 DIN sizes feature IP65-rated meter faces, simple menu-driven pushbutton configuration, and accept a wide variety of process inputs. Available output options include alarm relays, analog signal re-transmission, and sensor excitation voltage. Process display options include analog process signals, load cell, or potentiometer inputs, and temperature inputs in either °F or °C from RTDs or thermocouples. All panels offer selectable decimal point location. The 1/32 DIN DPM1 Series has three panels versions available with a 4-digit (-1999 to 9999) red LED display. The 1/8 DIN DPM2 series features a 4-digit (-9999 to 9999) red LED display. DPM3 Series 1/8 DIN digital panel meters have a 5-digit (-19999 to 39999) tri-color (red, green, amber) LED display. Digital panel meters have a 3-year warranty and start at $65.00.
M18 Photoelectric Laser Sensors with Background Suppression
New FAL Series diffuse axial and right angle M18 standard (18mm diameter) tubular metal laser sensors are the ideal solution for tough industrial automation applications with reduced space requirements. The Class 1 or Class 2 laser source provides a visible red beam for easy alignment with excellent noise suppression and high immunity to external light.
Four FAL Series models are available: Class 1 laser axial with detecting distance to 100mm; Class 1 laser right angle with detecting distance to 80 mm; Class 2 laser axial with detecting distance to 150mm; and Class 2 laser right angle with detecting distance to 130mm. Operating voltage is 10-30 VDC with light-on / dark-on complementary N.O. / N.C. outputs. NPN or PNP logic versions are available and sensitivity is potentiometer adjustable. FAL Series laser sensors are IP67 rated; prices start at $124.00.
SureMotion® Linear Motion Slides and Actuators
Motor-ready actuator assemblies and an assortment of sliding components and accessories provide a wide variety of X-Y and X-Y-Z positioning system solutions.
Twin round-shaft slide actuators (starting at $2,399.00) feature a continuously-supported round rail slide with ball screw actuation for robust precision linear motion.
Compact slide actuators are self-contained and designed for light loads in harsh or wet conditions in a very small package. Starting at $1,129.00, compact slide actuators are available with travel distances to 36 inches and travel speeds up to 20 inches per second.
LAVL series value linear slide actuators (starting at $789.00) are low-cost units available with travel distances ranging from 6 inches to 24 inches.
Round-shaft sliding elements, starting at $269.00, can be combined with other elements to build a variety of machine mechanisms.
Wera Zyklop Metal ratchets, ratchet sets and Mini bit ratchet
Available in 1/4", 3/8" and 1/2" drive sizes, metal ratchets feature a fine 72-tooth ratchet mechanism with a low return angle of 5 degrees to allow fast and precise work in small spaces. The ratchet head is fitted with a switch lever for convenient change of direction and a ball lock securely holds sockets and attachments ensuring safe operation. The ratchet's slim design and forged, chrome-molybdenum steel construction has no torque limitation and is ideal for use in tight areas. Available in SAE and metric sizes, Zyklop metal ratchets are priced from $43.00; ratchet sets are available starting at $99.00.
The Wera Zyklop mini bit ratchet ($34.00) is designed for easy, flexible fastening using 1/4" bits and sockets. The ratchet is constructed of chrome vanadium steel with a brushed chrome-plated finish for corrosion protection.
NITRA® Pneumatics H-Series compact air cylinders in metric sizes plus pneumatic manifolds
NITRA Pneumatics H-Series space-saving, compact extruded body cylinders are available in bore sizes from 12mm to 100mm and stroke lengths from 5mm to 100mm to meet a broad range of limited-space applications. The high-quality cylinder bodies and end caps are constructed with hard anodized extruded aluminum and are factory lubricated for optimum performance and long, reliable life.
H-series cylinders start at $19.00; features include a magnetic piston, chrome-plated steel piston rods, and slots for mounting 4mm square cylinder switches. Air cylinder accessories include rod clevises, male adaptors and rear clevis brackets.
Also now available and starting at $8.00, aluminum and stainless steel manifolds with two to 10 NPT output stations provide a convenient junction point for the distribution of fluids or gases.
OPT series single/multi-fiber photoelectric amplifiers and fiber optic sensors
Wenglor® OPT series single and multi-fiber photoelectric amplifiers are available with wide detection and working ranges that support transparent object recognition capability. The DIN rail-mountable units are equipped with NPN or PNP, push-pull, light-on/dark-on selectable outputs, a bargraph signal-strength indicator, a red LED with visible spot, and key potentiometer or teach-in pushbutton for configuration. IO-Link communication is available on select units. Available in four models, the OPT series fiber photoelectric amplifiers start at $79.00 and are IP50/IP65-rated. The OPT2042 fiber optic amplifier can have 1 to 3 fibers connected and up to 12 add-on modules plugged in for additional fibers. Also available are one-meter metal-encased glass (starting at $98.00) and two-meter cuttable plastic fiber optic cables (starting at $32.00).
Stainless Steel ProSense® Pressure Transmitters with M12 Quick-Disconnects
SPTD25 series pressure transmitters feature an all-stainless steel thin film sensing element that provides very fast response time and can be used to sense any compatible media. The robust design provides resistance to vibration, shock, and EMI/RFI, and provides high accuracy over a broad compensated temperature range. Pressure transmitters are available with a 1/4-inch NPT male threaded process connection, an M12 quick-disconnect electrical connection, and have a linear 4-20 mA output with sensing ranges from 100 to 5000 psig. Priced at $99.00, the UL508 listed SPTD25 series is engineered to meet many industrial, commercial, and OEM pressure measurement applications such as process control and automation, hydraulic systems, engine monitoring, machine tools and more.
UL Recognized Z+F insulated wire ferrules and more wire end connectors
New UL Recognized Zoller+Frohlich single and twin wire ferrules are made of tin-plated copper with color-coded polypropylene-fluoropolymer insulation (DIN and standard colors). Single wire insulated ferrules start at $3.00 for a 100-pack in sizes for 20 to 1 AWG conductors. Twin wire insulated ferrules, starting at $3.50 (100-pack), accommodate 20 to 6 gauge conductors. Ring, fork and pin crimp terminals and butt connectors in sizes 20 to 10 AWG wires start at $7.50 (100-packs). Disconnect terminals for 20 to 10 gauge conductors start at $6.50 (100-packs); styles include male and female bullet, partially and fully insulated PVC female, partially insulated PVC male and partially insulated piggy back. Four sizes and styles of crimping tools for single / twin-wire ferrules and PVC-insulated terminals have also been added with prices starting at $99.00.